Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Annecy

Come and experience Annecy and its monuments, history and festivals. This romantic city allures visitors with its lake and cheese shops. Annecy Castle and Montrottier Castle are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Annecy

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Annecy a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Station Roller (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Belvedere Golf (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Lake Annecy Golf Course (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Les Passagers du Vent (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Tactiq Aventure (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Kart Parc (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Annecy

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Annecy. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jardins de I'Europe (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Plage Municipale de Menthon Saint Bernard (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Lake Annecy (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Gorges du Fier (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Cret de Chatillon (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • La Tournette (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Annecy

Fly into Chambery (CMF-Chambery - Savoie), the closest airport, located 21.5 mi (34.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.), which is 22.9 mi (36.8 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Annecy Station or Pringy Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Annecy?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,436 holiday lettings near Annecy. From 360 Houses to 64 Chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Annecy for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Annecy?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Annecy:

  • Annecy Old Town: 490 holiday homes
  • Novel: 196 holiday homes
  • Les Philosophes: 19 holiday homes
  • Verthier: 46 holiday homes
  • Brédannaz: 78 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Annecy?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Annecy. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Church of St. Maurice: 3,226 holiday lettings
  • Prison d'Annecy: 3,172 holiday lettings
  • Church of St. Francis: 3,205 holiday lettings
  • Pringy Station: 2,948 holiday lettings
  • Savoie Annecy University: 3,211 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Annecy listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Annecy?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 360 Houses in Annecy. Our other popular types of Annecy holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 64 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 818 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 70 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Annecy?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 170 holiday homes with pool available in Annecy. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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